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Former North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright has been named business market maker for Berkshire County, according to Heather Boulger, the executive director of the MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board in Pittsfield.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) conducted a Zoom tour of Massachusetts towns to discuss legislation introduced Thursday known as the Heating and Cooling Relief Act. If passed as is, the bill is designed to expand the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in an attempt to fund energy assistance for all who need it.
It’s time again to apply for heating fuel assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered locally by the Berkshire Community Action Council. According to Deborah Leonczyk, executive director of BCAC, nearly $6 million was allocated in the federal budget for heating assistance in Massachusetts. But with higher fuel prices, the relief money will not stretch as far as it did least year.
Berkshire Artists are hosting an art sale to benefit a local program that provides warm clothes for children in low-income families.
The oldest Shaker Village in New England, will sparkle in a new multi-sensory, month-long experience, Hancock Holiday Nights.
Visitors to Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic St., will be treated to "Luminous Wonder," five art light projections by Joe Wheaton as they stroll by lantern light past candlelit buildings in this 19th-century New England community.
PITTSFIELD — The coronavirus pandemic brought an unexpected lull in applications for fuel aid in the Berkshires. But, it masks household needs…
Amelia Chandler loves The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow, a local five-piece collaboration performing Americana, rock and roots-folk music.
It’s a three-way musical attack on hunger in the Berkshires.